Welcome to Shonalanga Lodge St Lucia - South Africa. We are situated in the heart of St Lucia, a small town in the World Heritage Site. Shonalanga Lodge and Tours is within the proclaimed Greater St Lucia Wetland Park Reserve, the largest lake in Africa.

Shonalanga remains a privately owned lodge and holiday apartments in the spectacular St Lucia Wetland Park. Shonalanga is surrounded by rain forest, wilderness area and the warm Indian Ocean. We offer you beautiful one and two bedroom accommodation units in this spectacular area. Shonalanga Lodge has self-catering or bed-breakfast options. We also specialize in tours, Shonalanga Tours is a concession holder in the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park and also in the iSimangaliso Heritage Park.Thousands of Tourists and fishermen has chosen Shonalanga for more than 25 years as their escape to paradise.


Awake to the stirring call of birdsong and celebrate first light through the Umfolozi / Hluhluwe Game Reserve.  End a busy day by relaxing in our private pool while enjoying the serenity of a peaceful nightfall ove the African bush.  Or spend the day fishing in Lake St Lucia or swimming with the tropical fish of the Incian Ocean.

 Set in a world of endless fascination, Shonalanga offers professional services and guided tours for encounters with the fauna and flora of Africa.  Impeccable standards of service and hospitality ensure your enjoyment of a most memorable holiday with us.

Shonalanga is within easy walking distance for all shopping centres, curio markets, restaurants and the beach. Many visitors choose Shonalanga as their hub because of its close proximity to all these major attractions in this Zululand area. Affordable Big 5 African safari in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi park, hippo and crocodile estuary cruises, Eco St Lucia wetlands system visits, turtle breading beach trips, bird watching, deep sea game fishing, whale watching, night drives, cultural Zulu village excursions, offshore fishing, golf at the Monzi Country Club, tropical beaches alongside the warm Indian ocean. And many more...


"The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park must be the only place on the globe where the world's oldest land mammal (the rhinoceros) and the world's biggest terrestrial mammal (the elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (the coelacanth) and the world's biggest mammal (the whale)." - Nelson Mandela.